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Jan 30, 2013 4:30am EST
nra. tuesday she told reporters they have fought virtually every kind of regulation. the time has come to change course and the time has come to make people safe. la pierre says congress shouldn't pass any new laws till the government starts enforcing the laws already on the books. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> it is unclear if gabriel giffords will attend today's hearing but connecticut center richard bloomenthal says there will indeed be a surprise guest. he's just not saying who that is going to be. >>> could there be a compromise coming on the controversial pit bull laws in maryland. montgomery county delegate luis simmons hopes to introduce a bill that will achieve that. last year pit bulls were ruled inherently dangerous. >>> a new display at washington crime museum takes a close look at dog fighting. the exhibit called dog fighting: the voiceless victims is sponsored by the uspca. it features items used by dog fighters. there's a skull of a pit bull that was removed from a grave site during a dog fight investigation. >>> stern words from president obama to congress re
Jan 24, 2013 4:30am EST
changed things. >> reporter: but the nra says law abiding citizens need the same technology criminals have. >> we have the right to defend ourselves and our families with semiautomatic firearms technology. >> reporter: the nra has a lot of support here on capitol hill, especially in the house where many say an assault weapons ban has little chance of being passed. >> this is going to be a tough go. >> reporter: it may be tough to win over some of the public as well. on wednesday, sheriffs in missouri, california, and texas announced they would not enforce new gun control laws such as an assault weapons ban. that i feel and can prove that are unconstitutional, we will not enforce those. >> reporter: president obama is sending vice president biden on the road to gather public support. >> we're growing to take it to the american people. >> reporter: the vice president's road trip begins tomorrow with a rally in virginia to promote gun control. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the senate judiciary committee will start holding hearings on control proposals coming up next wednesday
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am EST
capitol hill. >> we owe it to our constituents and our country to try. >> reporter: the nra calls the feinstein bill a wrong headed approach and says gun bans don't work. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> there are more than 2,000 types of hunting and sporting firearms which would not be affected by this ban. >>> democrats and republicans in the senate can apparently agree at least on something. yesterday lawmakers both parties drafted a new filibuster rule. the goal is to speed up action on the senate floor. it's going to require 60 of the senate's 100 votes to end filibusters on bills and nomination but the changes will reduce the number of filibusters that are allowed. there's no word whether or not the full senate is going to vote on the proposal. >>> women can now be on the front lines during war in the u.s. military. defense secretary leon panetta and general deafen see signed the order yesterday. since 2001 more than 280 women have been deployed to iraq and afghanistan or to jobs in neighboring nations to support our wars. >>> president obama has nominated is well-known
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